Program Overview

The Sacred Heart online combined bachelor’s and master’s of nursing program was specifically designed to help working nurses go from RN-BSN-MSN in one continuous course of study. Our mission is to train top tier clinicians in evidence-based practice.

Our nursing degrees are highly recognized and greatly respected by healthcare leaders seeking a Magnet Recognition Program® designation. Additionally, SHU is consistently ranked among the top master’s colleges in the U.S. in part because of our humanistic core principles. Small rigorous classes and interactive personal attention from our experienced award-winning faculty will prepare you to stand out in today’s complex healthcare industry. A professional who leads from the heart is easy to spot.

The Nursing Management & Executive Leadership specialization is targeted toward those students who wish to move into positions of administrative responsibility in health care organizations. The role of leadership in organizing and delivering high quality health care is more important today than ever before. Students will learn the role competencies essential for today’s nursing leader.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: Yes

    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    • A current, unencumbered RN license
    • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing
    • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • Résumé
    • Statement of professional goals
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Proof of malpractice insurance

    School Overview

    At Sacred Heart, students are fully supported on their journey to gain greater skills and knowledge to become a change agent for good. SHU offers graduate degree and certificate programs in a convenient and flexible online format. 

    With these online programs, students can schedule and complete courses around their work and personal commitments. 

    Classes are taught by the same renowned faculty as on-campus courses and are available online, 24/7. 

    Once enrolled, students will also be assigned a Student Services Coordinator who will help them throughout the online program journey – from enrollment each term, through graduation.

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